Since the latter half of the 20th century, committed art has been
associated with conceptual, critical and activist practices.
Painting, by contrast, is all too often defined as an outmoded,
reactionary, market-led venture; an ineffectual medium from the
perspective of social and political engagement. How can paintings
change the world today?
The question of painting, in particular, fuelled the
investigations of a major 20th-century... more...